Tavira Points of Interest


Tavira: Old city

Tavira: Old city

Aerial view to the old city of Tavira, the river Gilão and the so called "Roman Bridge"


Tavira: Convento da Graça

Tavira: Convento da Graça

The former monastery "Convento de Nossa Sra. da Graça" is situated in the opper town of Tavira within the areal of the ancient Moorish castle.It The historical buildinghas been converted to a hotel, the Pousada de Tavira.


Pousada de Tavira: Cloistered Courtyard

Pousada de Tavira: Cloistered Courtyard

View to the lavedishly retored courtyard of the fromer monastery. Nowadays its serves as shadowy hideay for the guests of the hotel during the hot summerd days.


Tavira: Igreja de Santa Maria  do Castelo1

Tavira: Igreja de Santa Maria do Castelo1

View from the garden of the castle to the nearby church Sta. Maria, situated inside the former walls of the castle. The church has been built in the 13th Century on the foundations of a mosque and almost completely destroyed by the earthquake of 1755.


Torre de Tavira

Torre de Tavira

View from the entry of the Pousada to the tower "Torre de Tavira", located on the highest point in the upper town. Built in 1931 it used to be a water reservoir.


Torre de Tavira: Câmara Obscura

Torre de Tavira: Câmara Obscura

Today the tower is a real tourist attraction. The installation of a mirror system on rooftop has converted is to a lookout point, offering a 360° panoramic to the city and its surroundings.


Torre de Tavira: Planetary System

Torre de Tavira: Planetary System


Tavira: Câmara Municipal

Tavira: Câmara Municipal

View to the Square Praça da República and the town hall of Tavira


Tavira: Roman Bridge

Tavira: Roman Bridge

The paved way of the "Roman Bridge" is only used by pedestrians. On the riverside you can see samples of 18th Century architecture, after Tavira was rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake.


Tavira: Galeria de Arte

Tavira: Galeria de Arte


Tavira: Igreja da Misericordia

Tavira: Igreja da Misericordia


Tavira: Igreja de Santiago

Tavira: Igreja de Santiago


Tavira: Igreja São José

Tavira: Igreja São José


Tavira: Pousada de Juventude

Tavira: Pousada de Juventude

Youth hostel


Tavira: museum of tuna fishing

Tavira: museum of tuna fishing

Views from the ferry between Quatro Aguas and Tavira island to the Museu da Antiga Armação de Pesca do Atum

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